02.08.2011 02.Aw-Elul, 5771
Palestinian Authority officials say mass marches planned on September 20 to protest Israel's occupation, day before UN vote to recognize Palestinian state.
Palestinian officials said Monday they plan to begin mass marches against Israel's occupation of the West Bank on September 20, the eve of a largely symbolic UN vote expected to recognize their independence.
Palestinian official Yasser Abed Rabbo said leaders hope to attract millions, and the protest will be the first of a prolonged effort. He said the campaign would be called "Palestine 194," since the Palestinians hope to become the 194th member of the United Nations….